Job Details

Speech Language Pathologist

Northwest Regional Education Service District, Hillsboro, Oregon

Job - Education

Close Date: 12/31/2019

Department: EI/ECSE
Location: Beaverton Early Childhood Center
Salary: Per negotiated contract, Licensed Salary Schedule
Bargaining Unit: NWEA
Start Date: August 27, 2019
Job post closing date: August 21, 2019

NW REGIONAL ESD'S MISSION STATEMENT: In Partnership with the communities we serve, Northwest Regional ESD improves student learning by providing equitable access to high quality services and support.

General Description:
As a member of an educational team, the SLP’s goal is to facilitate a child’s/student’s communication competence, which is critical for positive educational outcomes. A core role of the SLP is to participate on a variety of teams, which involves team decision making in the area of general education intervention, evaluation, eligibility, and services. SLP’s plan and implement on-going speech and language programs / services in conjunction with other educational services provided by the school districts. SLP’s work with students who exhibit the full range of communication disorders, including those involving language, articulation (speech sound disorders), fluency, voice/resonance, and swallowing.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
Requires Oregon Teaching License with Speech Impaired endorsement or State of Oregon Licensing Board’s Speech Pathology License.
Master’s degree in Speech/Language Pathology.
Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-Speech) or Oregon Licensure in Speech Pathology.
Experience with children with a variety of disabilities and needs.
Oregon driver’s license with accompanying automobile insurance.
Personal vehicle for travel throughout the geographic area of assignment.

Essential Functions include the following. Performs some or all of the following tasks, other duties may be assigned:
Ensure that all students receive high quality, culturally, and linguistically sensitive competent services.
Demonstrate awareness, knowledge, and sensitivity in the area of language acquisition with linguistically and/or culturally diverse populations.
Provide intervention that is appropriate to the age and learning needs of individual students and is selected through an evidence-based decision-making process in accordance with the IEP/IFSP documentation.
Design school-wide speech-language services that employ a continuum of service delivery models in the least restrictive environment for students with disabilities and implements a variety of service delivery models, including pull-out, in-class, and consultation.
Address social, academic, and vocational needs that have an impact on attainment of educational goals.
Consult and collaborate with teachers and parents to increase access to language in curriculum in order to support development in the area of literacy across the language processes of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Identify appropriate instructional strategies, modifications, and/or accommodations in collaboration with educational team.
Identify, implement, and support students with the use of augmentative communication devices.
Maintain appropriate records and reports (if applicable, including Medicaid billing)
Screen and identify communication disorders in children with special needs.
Act as a member of multi-disciplinary team during the assessment process and evaluate students/children in the area of articulation, voice, fluency, and language impairments.
Develop and maintain accurate information regarding IEP / IFSP records in accordance to special education and district guidelines, timeline, and processes in order to meet individual student needs.
Prepare and complete documentation in a timely manner: speech and language evaluations, progress reports, transition reports, and student data collection system.
Attend and participate in team, school, and district meetings as necessary
Access and attend professional development to increase knowledge and provide high quality services.
May be involved with mentoring and/or supervision of graduate SLP students, clinical fellows, and/or new SLPs on the team (per licensure guidelines).
May supervise SLP-Assistants and/or paraprofessionals (per licensure guidelines)
Conduct hearing screenings, as necessary
Drive between locations as required.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer

NWRESD recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups. It is the policy of NWRESD that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, age, veterans status, genetic information or disability in any educational programs, activities, or employment.
Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Chief Human Resources Officer at 503-614-1407 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.

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